While the Richts were in Honduras, three of their four children were at a religious camp in Missouri. One of the counselors there, a close family friend, had asked the Richts for a ticket to the season opener against Boise State. Katharyn initially said no problem. But when her husband learned that the ticket actually was for a friend of their friend — a Boise State fan — he turned down the request flat.
"He’s a good kid, but I’m not going to help Boise State. We’re going to do battle, and the last thing I want to do is help some of them," the coach said.
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